UUITP-20 / 07 Finite size effects for giant magnons on physical strings

@inproceedings{Minahan2008UUITP200,
  title={UUITP-20 / 07 Finite size effects for giant magnons on physical strings},
  author={J. A. Minahan and O. Ohlsson Sax},
  year={2008}
}
  • J. A. Minahan, O. Ohlsson Sax
  • Published 2008
Using finite gap methods, we find the leading order finite size corrections for an arbitrary number of giant magnons on physical strings, where the sum of the momenta is a multiple of 2π. Our results are valid for the Hofman-Maldacena fundamental giant magnons as well as their dyonic generalizations. The energy corrections turn out to be surprisingly simple, especially if all the magnons are fundamental, and at leading order are independent of the magnon flavors. We also show how to use the… CONTINUE READING
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